Go Cotswolds provides guided day trips of the Cotswolds from Stratford-upon-Avon at an affordable price.

Scheduled Tours

We run scheduled tours throughout the year on Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays. Priced at just £35 per adult and £25 per child (under 16; under 5s go free), we’ll pick you up from the Stratford-upon-Avon area and show you around the sights of the Northern Cotswolds; this beautiful, fascinating and historic part of the UK that we like to call home.

Private Hire

On days we don’t have a scheduled tour, our 16-passenger minibus and driver is available for private hire. Why not arrange a private, bespoke Cotswolds tour for a large family outing, client entertainment or an office social? We can also provide group transport for any occasion – ideal for airport transfers, team or club travel, stag/hen parties and more.



It’s easy to book a Go Cotswolds tour! Simply visit our Booking page and use our secure, online payment system. You can also book a tour, request a quote for private hire, or ask us a question by giving us a call on (+44) (0)7786 920166 or email info@gocotswolds.co.uk.





 “While visiting Stratford-upon-Avon, why not explore the Cotswolds too?

Go Cotswolds is the only minibus operator providing guided day trips of the Cotswolds from Stratford-upon-Avon. ”



Day Tours


We operate a scheduled tour of the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty every Wednesday, Friday and Sunday throughout the year. Tours start at approximately 10am, and finish at approximately 5pm for a full day’s Cotswolds adventure.


Just £35 per adult and £25 for children 5-16. Families save with our £95 family ticket (2 adults, 2 children). Babies and children under 5 travel free! We’ve also negotiated exclusive discounts with some of our favourite Cotswolds retailers.


We have a maximum group size of 16 people and no minimum size for a small, friendly, personal Cotswolds adventure. We encourage you to chat to our guide Tom, take photos and get to know your fellow travellers! Join us on social media too!


Now you don’t need your own vehicle or to hire a car to visit the Cotswolds from Stratford-upon-Avon. We’ll pick you up from your Stratford-upon-Avon accommodation or a convenient location within a 12 mile radius, including Warwick and Leamington Spa. We’ll bring you back again too!


Tom is the owner, driver and guide for Go Cotswolds. He grew up in this area and is very knowledgeable. He has plenty of stories to tell about the Cotswolds – you’re sure to learn something new! Follow his maps for personal recommendations of what to see and do during stops.


Go Cotswolds is the only tour operator offering scheduled, guided minibus day trips of the Cotswolds from Stratford-upon-Avon. We visit some of the most popular and picturesque Cotswolds towns, villages and beauty spots, as well as secret, off-the-beaten-track villages where you’ll be the only tourists!

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  • Tom Benjamin is a tour guide extraordinaire! He is a well-informed local who provides a lot of anecdotal stories that make for an especially interesting tour. He’s the nicest guy…AND he went the extra mile (literally), going out of his way to make sure we got to see the Cotswolds.
    Dorothy Regula-von Zumwalt, USA
  • What a perfect day we had with Tom! {He} was very friendly, informative and entertaining. He is a local so he knows everything about the area but has also travelled all over the world himself so it was a real pleasure to talk with him about all themes that interested us foreigners, like the British way of life, education and many more. We appreciated the personalized service we got from Tom and GoCotswolds is a fantastic way to see a lot of the beautiful countryside for a very reasonable price.
    Kristiina Iso-Kokkila, Finland
  •  Tom showed us his playgrounds, literally, as a local boy who grew up loving his neighborhoods. We stood on top of Dover’s Hill, visited Chipping Campden and St James Church, moved to Broadway Tower, Stow-on-the-Wold, pretty Bourton-on-the-Water and a secret village where we were the only tourists. The tour ended with a visit to the Rollright Stones. Tom gave us insightful narrations everywhere we visit. Glad to have ‘discovered’ Go Cotswolds
    Peter Yew, Malaysia


Private Hire

Minibus - resizedOn Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays Go Cotswolds runs guided day tours of the Cotswolds from Stratford-upon-Avon. But the rest of the week, we’re available for private hire.

If you’d like a tour of the Cotswolds, we can create a personalised, private tour for groups of up to 16 people. Perhaps you’re planning a family outing, a treat for your staff, or an experience for business clients?

We also offer private hire for any use on days that we’re available – for example, we can provide: group airport transfers, stag or hen party transport, sports team travel or transport to events, festivals, sports matches and so on. Please ask us for a quote!

Please contact us to find out how we can help by using the contact form below or by calling Tom on 07786 920166 or emailing him directly at tom@gocotswolds.co.uk.



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Contact Us

To contact a member of the Go Cotswolds team, please email: tom@gocotswolds.co.uk, or give Tom a call on 07786 920166.